There are 6 ways to get from Ghent to Haarlem by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 300 bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Gent-Dampoort to Antwerpen Centraal Ic
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Schiphol (Airport) Tha
  3. Take the line 300 bus from Schiphol, Airport to Haarlem, Centrum/Verwulft 300

$35 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 802 / ...

$18 - $32

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Gent-Dampoort to Antwerpen Centraal Ic
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Tha
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Haarlem

$51 - $88

Train, bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Midi Intercity / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Amsterdam - Schiphol Airport Luxembourg > Bruxelles centre - gare Midi > Anvers > Amsterdam - Schiphol aéroport > Amsterdam centre - Sloterdijk

$19 - $31

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Haarlem 140.5 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRU - AMS

$79 - $267

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Haarlem, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Ghent to Haarlem via Antwerpen Centraal and Rotterdam Centraal in around 3 h 9 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ghent to Haarlem twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Gent-Dampoort to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $26
1st Class
$32 - $36
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Haarlem
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Schiphol, Airport to Haarlem, Centrum/Verwulft
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Amsterdam - Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ghent to Haarlem?

The distance between Ghent and Haarlem is 161 km. The road distance is 225 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Ghent to Haarlem?

The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Haarlem is to train and bus which costs 15€ - 26€ and takes 5 h 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Ghent to Haarlem?

The quickest way to get from Ghent to Haarlem is to drive which takes 2 h 21 min and costs 27€ - 45€.

Is there a direct train between Ghent and Haarlem?

No, there is no direct train from Ghent to Haarlem. However, there are services departing from Gent-Dampoort and arriving at Haarlem via Antwerpen Centraal and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

How long does it take to get from Ghent to Haarlem?

It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Ghent to Haarlem, including transfers.